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What medications are safe to take for morning sickness?

What medications are safe to take for morning sickness?

Vitamin B6 : Vitamin b6 capsules once or twice a day can help relieve nausea. Also try chewing crystallized ginger or ginger capsules 3 times a day. Doxylamine is an over-the-counter sleep aid that can help morning sickness, take it at nighttime first as it will make you drowsy, but it can be taken every 6 hours. There are also prescription meds that your doctor can give you for severe nausea. ...Read more

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Dr. Lydia Collins
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Morning Sickness (Definition)

It's the nauseated feeling (sometimes with vomiting) some women get in their first trimester of pregnancy, usually between 6 and ...Read more


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Why am I getting morning sickness?

Why am I getting morning sickness?

Hormones: The hormones of pregnancy cause this. Some believe it is a primitive protective mechanism designed to protect the mom and fetus from toxins and poisons in the food. ...Read more

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What causes morning sickness? Any remedies for it?

What causes morning sickness? Any remedies for it?

Hormones: It is a reaction to pregnancy... Can be worse in some patients... Reccomend bland diet, vitamin b6, and unisom as needed...Also several rx meds that can help. ...Read more

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Can "morning" sickness happen at night?

Can "morning" sickness happen at night?

Yes: The so called morning sickness can happen any time of the day. See this site for other symptoms of early pregnancy. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/symptoms-of-pregnancy/pr00102. ...Read more

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What to eat when you have morning sickness?

What to eat when you have morning sickness?

Morning sickness: I agree with dr. Fowler, but be careful if consume large quantities when taking blood thinners or have gallstones or intestinal problems. Best is ginger tea. ...Read more

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What causes morning sickness?

Increased estrogen: It is felt to be caused by an increase in circulating estrogen during pregnancy. Morning sickness can actually occur at any time of the day. It usually resolves by week 12. ...Read more

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Is it possible for morning sickness to stop in the second month?

Yes: It is possible for morning sickness to stop in the 2nd month, but is more likely to stop after the 3rd month. If all of your pregnancy symptoms have suddenly stopped let your doctor know. They may do an ultrasound to check on the baby. ...Read more

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Is it normal if "morning" sickness doesn't occur everyday?

Is it normal if "morning" sickness doesn't occur everyday?

Absolutely!: Celebrate! Just stay hydrated, get lots of sleep, eat healthily, take your prenatal containing iron and folic acid, and get your routine obstetric care, which is a multi-step process over the course of the pregnancy. No smoking, and no recreational drugs, period. I strongly advise total avoidance of alcohol, but that's a decision you need to make with your personal doc. ...Read more

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What is morning sickness?

Nuasea/vomiting: We believe it may be a primitive protective mechanism that helps to ensure the mother does not get exposed to spoiled food and toxins. Usually the symptoms will get better by about 10 weeks, although some women continue to have symptoms throughout the pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have tried everything for morning sickness, nothing has helped. What else can I use?

I have tried

 everything for morning sickness, nothing has helped. What else can I use?

May need Medication: If you have tried dr bryant's suggestions and are loosing weight or just down right felling horrible, you may need a prescription medication from your doctor. The american college of obgyn suggest trying 50 mg of b6 with or without 1/2 tablet of unisom every 5 hours. This is as close to the old medication bendectin as can be and is the # 1 rx in the world for morning sickness! ...Read more

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